Captain Kaon is a ‘Thrust’ inspired twin stick shooter. Relive a classic from the golden age of gaming, reimagined as a modern twin-stick shooter. It’s an Amiga-era styled game with strong ‘50’s sci-fi themes. Take control of a gunship and defend the Earth against the Sigma Collective, Doctor Quantex, and the Brain Drones! Features. - Cute, amiga-era styled, pixel art graphics - 38 stages of explosive fun - 15 different ships, each with different variants and skins. - 6 different guns, from cannons and lasers to an awesome lightning gun. - Plus rockets, missiles, cluster bombs and a mini-nuke!
In my the latest episode of my game postmortem I talk about how I created the pixel art for Captain Kaon. It's a cool old-school art style, but it has...
captain kaon - game postmortem | pixel art
In this episode of my game postmortem I'm talking about how I developed the second-to-second gameplay in Captain Kaon. This is the flying and shooting...
captain kaon | game postmortem - second-to-second gameplay
Building a First Playable Level is an important first step in making a game. In this episode of my game postmortem I talk about how to do it, and how...
captain kaon | game postmortem - first playable level
In the second episode of my game postmortem I talk about game engines and how to choose one that's right for you. I also talk about why I choose Gamemaker...
captain kaon | game postmortem - game engines
After a long four years making my first indie game it's time to have a postmortem and share everything I've learnt with all the other budding game developers...
captain kaon | game postmortem - concept
I recently had a chat with the guys over at Lave Radio - the Elite Dangerous Podcast - about making Captain Kaon.
captain kaon: lave radio podcast and game updates
Captain Kaon - Retro Twin-stick Gravity Shooter, buy now on Steam.
captain kaon - out now
In Captain Kaon you battle the forces of the Sigma Collective, in this post I’ll discuss the different types of AI you’ll encounter
captain kaon - ai
Captain Kaon is available now on Steam Early Access. Enjoy a re-imagining of the classics Thrust and Gravitar, gravity shooters that are 1980’s classics...
captain kaon early access launch
Captain Kaon Lite is now available, free, on Itch.io. It features 4 full missions to play through.
captain kaon - gravity shooter - free on itch.io
Captain Kaon has been updated with a fresh new art style. check it out here.
captain kaon - fresh new art style
Check out this gameplay video of a mission from Captain Kaon.
mission playthrough video
Captain Kaon is the first time I have put together my own AI. Here's a little post on how I went about it.
captain kaon- adventures in ai
Captain Kaon is now in Steam Greenlight, vote today!
captain kaon - vote now on greenlight
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